Naked Gun actor George Kennedy dies aged 91

George Kennedy – star of the ‘Naked Gun’ movies – has died at the age of 91, according to TMZ.

George’s grandson Cory Schenkel says Kennedy died on Sunday morning at 4.30am in Boise, Idaho.

He says his grandfather had been failing health ever since his wife Joan died a little over a year ago, and has been under hospice care for the past month.

George, born in 1925, has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. He won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1968 for ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ He also starred in all 3 of the ‘Naked Gun’ movies, ‘Airport 1975’ and ‘Earthquake’.

His last role was in ‘The Gambler’ with Mark Wahlberg in 2014.

Last updated: Monday 29 February 2016